- As Clinton campaigns, complications with her old boss arise Updated: Oct-07-15 10:12 am
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama seemed to call Hillary Rodham Clinton's idea of a no-fly zone in Syria "half-baked."
- Trump not coming to Hispanic Chamber of Commerce event Updated: Oct-02-15 3:51 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - Donald Trump won't be doing a question-and-answer session with the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in Washington next week.
- Feds appeal ruling clearing sheriff in civil rights lawsuit Updated: Oct-02-15 2:52 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina - The U.S. Justice Department is appealing a judge's ruling clearing a North Carolina sheriff of allegations he ordered deputies to target Hispanic residents for enforcement, violating their civil rights.
- Trump and Carson's attacks on Muslims worry some GOP elders Updated: Oct-02-15 1:11 am
WASHINGTON - The candidates atop the GOP presidential field are ramping up political attacks aimed at Muslims, a move designed to appeal to hardline conservatives. But party elders worry that escalating anti-immigrant rhetoric could cost Republicans the White House in 2016.
- Clinton campaign starts more Nevada Latino outreach efforts Updated: Oct-01-15 5:16 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is announcing more initiatives focused on getting Nevada Hispanics on board with her campaign.
- Clinton seeking to organize Latino voters ahead of primaries Updated: Oct-01-15 3:51 am
NEW YORK - Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign is planning a major push to organize Latino voters ahead of the Nevada caucuses and early primary contests in Texas, Florida and Colorado, all with an eye toward connecting with Hispanics in the 2016 election.
- Civil rights concerns headline Latino farm, ranch gathering Updated: Sep-30-15 11:05 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Leaders of minority farm and ranching groups took aim at the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday, saying the agency hasn't done enough to address decades of discrimination and civil rights violations against Latinos and women.
- Beshear plans to appoint another minority to UofL board Updated: Sep-29-15 5:56 pm
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear's administration violated state law with his appointments that left racial minorities underrepresented on the University of Louisville's governing board, according to an opinion from Attorney General Jack Conway's office Tuesday.
- Hispanic Heritage Month event set at Nebraska Capitol Updated: Sep-29-15 5:01 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Nebraska is set to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with an event at the Capitol.
- Montgomery officials to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month Updated: Sep-29-15 4:16 am
ROCKVILLE, Maryland - The Montgomery County Council is commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month.
- Bank settles claim it hiked loan rates for blacks, Hispanics Updated: Sep-28-15 4:29 pm
CINCINNATI - Regional banker Fifth Third Bancorp has agreed to an $18 million settlement on allegations that black and Hispanic borrowers had to pay higher auto loan rates, federal authorities said Monday.
- Jeb Bush campaign announces Nevada Hispanic outreach panel Updated: Sep-28-15 3:58 pm
CARSON CITY, Nevada - Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush is announcing a 26-member Nevada Hispanic Leadership Committee responsible for bringing his campaign's message to Nevada's sizable bloc of Latino voters.
- Pope uses popularity to chart new direction for church & US Updated: Sep-28-15 1:15 am
In Congress and at a parish school, at the United Nations and a city jail, Pope Francis spent a whirlwind U.S. visit bridging the realms of the disadvantaged and elite, trying to turn the attention of the mightiest nation on earth away from ideological battles and toward a world he said desperately needs help.
- Study: Asians expected to become largest US immigrant group Updated: Sep-28-15 12:11 am
WASHINGTON - In a major shift in immigration patterns over the next 50 years, Asians will have surged past Hispanics to become the largest group of immigrants heading to the United States, according to estimates in a new immigration study.
- $32.75 million mortgage discrimination settlement with bank Updated: Sep-24-15 2:38 pm
WASHINGTON - Mortgage discrimination against black and Hispanic communities has led to a proposed $32.75 million settlement between Hudson City Savings Bank and the federal government.
- Pope canonizes 18th-century missionary; not everyone happy Updated: Sep-23-15 6:31 pm
WASHINGTON - An 18th-century missionary who brought Catholicism to the American West Coast was elevated to sainthood Wednesday by Pope Francis in the first canonization on U.S. soil.
- California GOP softens immigration stance Updated: Sep-20-15 4:36 pm
LOS ANGELES - The California Republican Party voted Sunday to soften its stance on immigration, seeking to appeal to the state's growing Latino population and distance itself from the harsh rhetoric of presidential candidate Donald Trump.
- King Felipe VI addresses US-Spain Council meeting Updated: Sep-19-15 11:42 am
ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida - King Felipe VI of Spain says St. Augustine's 450th anniversary is the latest recognition of the Hispanic community's contributions to U.S. history.
- Archdiocese of Omaha schools add 366 students this year Updated: Sep-18-15 5:27 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - Archdiocese of Omaha schools has seen an increase in student enrollment for the first time in 17 years, signaling the success of efforts to reverse a steady decline, according to school system officials.
- Achievement gap remains in new standardized test Updated: Sep-17-15 9:58 pm
DOVER, Delaware - Delaware students' performance on a new standardized test linked to Common Core academic standards shows a continuing achievement gap between black students and other subgroups.
- Pope to celebrate contributions of Hispanics at Mass in DC Updated: Sep-17-15 2:10 pm
WASHINGTON - The first pope from the Americas will canonize a Spanish friar who brought the Catholic faith to California in front of the largest Catholic church in North America.
- It takes more than speaking Spanish to sell to Hispanics Updated: Sep-17-15 12:19 pm
NEW YORK - Companies that want to sell products and services to Hispanic people need to understand this fast-growing population. Here are some recommendations on how to succeed:
- Census data: Household income for Minnesota blacks plunged Updated: Sep-17-15 10:29 am
MINNEAPOLIS - Household income for Minnesota's black residents plunged and their statewide poverty rate increased between 2013 and 2014, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
- Newark police recruits begin training Updated: Sep-17-15 7:05 am
CEDAR GROVE, New Jersey - More potential police officers are entering the pipeline for New Jersey's largest city.
- Hudson County prosecutor takes oath Updated: Sep-17-15 6:49 am
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey - Hudson County's first female Hispanic prosecutor is formally taking office.